International Management:
Information, Organization, and Management  (703607)


held by Dr. Martin Hepp (mhepp(at)computer(dot)org)
at the University of Innsbruck, Austria
during the Winter semester 2006/2007.

See here for the results of the exam of March 26.

The THIRD exam for the Winter 2006/2007 section will be held in conjunction
with the FIRST exam of the Summer 2007 section on July 17, 2007, 16:00 – 18:00. Check http://www.heppnetz.de/teaching/ima/ frequently for updates.

The Study Guide for the Exam is available here.

Note:
The password given during the lecture was too short. Add "2006" after the original password for accessing the slides.

Course Logistics
Classes will be held according to the following schedule.

Date Classroom  Time Slides (PDF) Reading assignment

Mo 13.11. 

 HS G

16.00 - 17.45 (Unit 1) 6 slides per page

2 slides per page
Chapter 1 in the textbook (pp. 1-16)

Additional reading:
Leonard E. Read: “I, Pencil. My Family Tree as told to Leonard E. Read”, Dec. 1958
Wikipedia: Management
Wikipedia: Taylorism
Charles Babbage:  Economy of Machinery and Manufactures
Frederick Winslow Taylor: The Principles of Scientific Management, 1911.

Mo 20.11.

 HS G

16:00 - 17:45 and 18:00 - 19:45 (Units 2 and 3) 6 slides per page

2 slides per page

Chapter 2: „Market Dynamics and Competition: The Fundamental Role of Information“, pp. 17-55

Additional reading:
Wikipedia: Principal-Agent Problem
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principal-agent_problem
Wikipedia: Economic Calculation Problem
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economic_calculation_problem
Wikipedia: Ideas and Life of Friedrich Hayek
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrich_Hayek
Wikipedia: Transaction Cost Theory
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transaction_cost
Wikipedia: Game Theory
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_theory
Wikipedia: Prisoner‘s Dilemma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prisoner's_dilemma

Mo 27.11. 

 HS G

16:00 - 17:45 and 18:00 - 19:45 (Units 4 and 5) 6 slides per page

2 slides per page
Chapter 3: „Fundamental Information and Communication Models“, pp. 57-95

Additional Reading:
Radical Constructivism
https://tspace.library.utoronto.ca/citd/holtorf/3.8.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constructivist_epistemology
Semiotics
http://www.aber.ac.uk/media/Documents/S4B/semiotic.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semiotics
Shannon and Weaver
http://www.cultsock.ndirect.co.uk/MUHome/cshtml/index.html
Watzlawick, Beavin, Jackson
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Watzlawick
http://www.colorado.edu/communication/meta-discourses/Theory/watzlawick/
Schulz von Thun
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vier-Seiten-Modell (in German only)
Speech Act Theory
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speech_act
Media Richness
http://www.tcw.utwente.nl ... 

Mo 11.12. 

 HS G

16:00 - 17:45 and 18:00 - 19:45 (Units 6 and 7)  6 slides per page

2 slides per page
Chapters 4 and 5, pp. 97-208

Mo 08.01. 

 HS G

16:00 - 17:45 and 18:00 - 19:45 (Units 8 and 9) 6 slides per page

2 slides per page
 Chapters 6 and 7, pp. 209-309

Mo 15.01. 

 HS G

16:00 - 17:45 and 18:00 - 19:45 (Units 10 and 11)  6 slides per page

2 slides per page
 Chapter 8, pp. 311-367

Mo 22.01.

 HS G

16:00 - 17:45 and 18:00 - 19:45 (Units 12 and 13)  not yet available  Chapter 9, pp. 369-413

Textbook (mandatory -get it now!)
Rolf Wigand, Arnold Picot, Ralf Reichwald: Information, Organization and Management
458 pp., John Wiley & Sons, 1997 (ISBN: 0471964549).

The textbook is available at Studia Technik. You can also get it by Amazon or other international booksellers.

Exam
Three possibilities to take the exam as per the University regulations.
Exam 1: January 29, 2007, 16:00 – 18:00; Room: HSB 3, Technikerstraße 13b, Hörsaaltrakt, Baufakultät
Registration is possible between January 12, 00:00 and January 27, 2007 00:00.

Exam 2: March 26, 2007, 16:00 – 18:00; Room: HSB 3, Technikerstraße 13b, Hörsaaltrakt, Baufakultät
Registration is possible between March 9, 00:00 and March 24, 2007 00:00.

Exam 3: July 17, 2007, 16:00 – 18:00; Room: to be announced
(could be Room: HSB 3, Technikerstraße 13b, Hörsaaltrakt, Baufakultät)
Registration is possible between May 15, 00:00 and July 10, 2007 00:00.

Registration
Please register for this class in the ZID system using a valid e-mail address at your earliest convenience. Important information may be sent to the registered participants only! You need to register for the exams separately!

Exam Results

Exam 1 (January 29, 2007):

Student Registration Number (Matrikelnummer) Points (max. 30) Grade

SGD1 = 1.0
GUT2 = 2.0
BEF3 = 3.0
GEN4 = 4.0
NGD5 = 5.0 (fail)
   
xxx15052 13,5 NGD5
xxx15064 10,0 NGD5
xxx15074 26,0 GUT2
xxx15104 20,5 GUT2
xxx15135 19,0 BEF3
xxx15137 17,5 BEF3
xxx15165 23,0 GUT2
xxx15270 22,0 GUT2
xxx15284 29,0 SGD1
xxx15353 16,0 GEN4
xxx15389 26,5 GUT2
xxx15407 21,5 GUT2
xxx15415 23,5 GUT2
xxx15422 21,0 GUT2
xxx15460 20,5 GUT2
xxx15467 19,0 BEF3
xxx15539 30,0 SGD1
xxx15579 9,0 NGD5
xxx15645 7,0 NGD5
xxx15674 25,5 GUT2
xxx15715 9,0 NGD5
xxx15889 13,5 NGD5
xxx15893 16,0 GEN4
xxx15905 13,0 NGD5
xxx15959 26,0 GUT2
xxx15984 15,0 GEN4
xxx16051 20,5 GUT2
xxx16165 0,0 NGD5
xxx16204 12,5 NGD5
xxx16224 10,5 NGD5
xxx16225 21,5 GUT2
xxx16238 11,0 NGD5
xxx16275 14,0 GEN4
xxx16759 10,0 NGD5
xxx16865 25,5 GUT2
xxx16871 12,5 NGD5
xxx16917 7,0 NGD5
xxx16994 30,0 SGD1
xxx16995 10,0 NGD5
xxx17004 17,5 BEF3
xxx17032 9,0 NGD5
xxx17064 21,5 GUT2
xxx17116 15,5 GEN4
xxx17230 21,5 GUT2
xxx17597 16,0 GEN4
xxx17874 17,0 GEN4
xxx18097 1,0 NGD5

Exam 2 (March 26, 2007):

Student Registration  Number (last five digits) Points (max. 30) Grade
15052 27,0 SGD1
15064 24,0 GUT2
15212 11,0 NGD5
15261 24,0 GUT2
15359 17,5 GEN4
15373 26,0 GUT2
15386 19,5 BEF3
15547   no show
15595   no show
15729 21,5 BEF3
15768 23,5 GUT2
15775 15,0 NGD5
15905 15,0 NGD5
15982 13,0 NGD5
16038 16,0 GEN4
16111 13,5 NGD5
16157 23,0 BEF3
16194 26,5 GUT2
16227 21,5 BEF3
16238 21,5 BEF3
16586 21,5 BEF3
16747 23,0 BEF3
16759   no show
16871 26,0 GUT2
16931 29,0 SGD1
16971   no show
17109 29,0 SGD1
17162 26,5 GUT2
17196 24,0 GUT2
17260 24,0 GUT2
17299 22,0 BEF3
17619 20,0 BEF3
17687 16,5 GEN4
18114 24,5 GUT2
18303 18,5 BEF3
19006 23,5 GUT2
20155 20,0 BEF3


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